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Surviving Valentine’s Day single

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Kelli Viele [dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone has been there, that Valentine’s Day when you are single and it seems as if every person you know will be spending their Valentine’s Day on a romantic date with their significant other. Do not fret, you are not the only person single...

Let’s Talk about Sex (safe sex, that is)

Let’s Talk about Sex (safe sex, that is)

February 13, 2013

  Valentine’s Day is a time for love, romance, chocolate, and this year, HIV testing. The PB Poorman PRIDE Resource Center is hosting UW-Whitewater’s first Safe Sex Drive. Interns from PRIDE will be tabling in the University Center on Feb. 13 and 14 providing information on safer sex practices....

The pieces of the identity puzzle

March 7, 2012

He or she. Him or her. Male or female. Man or woman. At a young age, we learn that an individual can either be one or the other. There is rarely any description or acknowledgement of what lies in between or outside of these terms. Senior Katka Showers-Curtis and junior Cristina McCracken are both individu...

Constant Gardner: one-night stands

April 13, 2011

One morning, you wake up with a pounding in your head. The first thought that comes to your mind is, “Why did I drink so much last night?” You look over on the other side of the bed and the person you met the previous night is there. Now you’re definitely wondering why you overdrank the previous night....

The constant Gardner: playing hard to get

March 9, 2011

This week, I’m going to take a step out of the sex writing role. I’d like to extend the topics I will cover in this column to the things both sexes should or shouldn’t do in a relationship. I want to start out with the aspect of beginning a new relationship that drives me nuts: when someone plays hard to...

The constant Gardner: sex in new places

March 3, 2011

Whether you are in a relationship or are just seeing someone for the fun of it, the sexual experience is remarkably important to the enjoyment one can share with his or her partner. There are many factors to look into when trying to create the most pleasure out of love making. Setting is one of the mostimportant elements. The No. 1 thing a ...

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